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Riphah College of Rehabilitation Science (RCRS) - Introduction
The Riphah College of Rehabilitation Science (RCRS) was established in 2007 under the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS) of Riphah International University with the aim to produce graduates of Physical Therapy and other Rehabilitation Professions in Pakistan according to international standards.
Riphah is the pioneer institute in the Entry level Doctor of physical therapy program (DPT) and Post Professional Doctor of Physical therapy program (PP-DPT) in Pakistan (Equivalency of 18 years of schooling/M.Phil as per HEC criteria) .The College has the largest and highly qualified faculty of physical therapy. This is the only institute which has foreign qualified faculty (UK & USA).
The college has two campuses, Islamabad and Lahore. The college also has great contribution for the uplifting of rehabilitation sciences professions by enhancing the knowledge and skills of the practicing clinicians. The college has a leading role by developing uniform DPT curriculum in the country.
A Post Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy (PP- D.P.T) is a postgraduate degree (equivalent to 18 years of schooling/M.Phil according to HEC criteria), a higher level qualification after a four years BS.PT degree program, offering more intense clinical training and preparing graduates for higher-level work and better career outcomes. Graduates will possess the most current knowledge in the field of physical therapy. The Post Professional Doctor of Physical therapy is a clinical degree clearly distinguished from the academic research-based degree Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Eligibility & Pre-requisites for PP-DPT
- Four-year Bachelor of Science in Physical therapy (B.S, PT) or equivalent qualification from any HEC recognized university minimum unadjusted 50% marks.
- Transcripts from all professional and post professional degree programs.
- Completion of an academic institution application.
- GAT-Graduate Admission Test by NTS with at least 50 % score
Intake:Offered twice a year in Fall and Spring sessions.
Scheme of Studies:
|Subject code||Courses||Credit Hours|
|PPDMI-713||Medical Informatics||3(3+0) Credit Hours|
|PPDST-713||Statistics in Physical Therapy||3(3+0) Credit Hours|
|PPDGR-714||Geriatrics Physical therapy||4(3+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDGH-714||Gender Health care Physical Therapy||4(3+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDEB-713||Evidence Based Practice in Rehabilitation||3(2+1) Credit Hours|
|Total Credit Hours 17-Credit Hours|
|PPDNM-714||Neuromuscular Physical Therapy||4(3+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDEM-714||Extremity Manual Therapy||4(2+2) Credit Hours|
|PPDSM-714||Spinal Manual Therapy||4(2+2) Credit Hours|
|PPDCV-714||Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Physical Therapy||4(3+1) Credit Hours|
|Total Credit Hours 16-Credit Hours|
|PPDRI-713||Radiology and Imaging||3(2+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDMS-714||Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy||4(3+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDIG-714||Integumentary Physical Therapy||4(3+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDPP-713||Professional Practice in Physical Therapy||3(3+0) Credit Hours|
|PPDRM-713||Quantitative Research Methods & Design in Rehabilitation||3(3+0) Credit Hours|
|Total Credit Hours 17-Credit Hours|
|4th (Final) Semester|
|PPDDD-713||Differential Diagnosis in Rehabilitation||3(2+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDPD-713||Pediatrics Physical Therapy||3(2+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDPH-713||Pharmacology in Rehabilitation||3(2+1) Credit Hours|
|PPDEP-713||Emergency procedure and patient care||3(2+1)Credit Hours|
|PPDTP-716||Terminal Project(Thesis Based)||6(6+0) Credit Hours|
|Total Credit Hours 18-Credit Hours|
|Total Credit Hours PP-DPT 68-Credit Hours|